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Archived collection of articles and posts discussing haircare tips from Boston’s top hair experts.

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Current obsession: Oribe’s Imperial Blowout Transformative Styling Creme

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Usually, this blog is a space for our knowledgeable, talented stylists to share little bits of styling wisdom and all the hair tricks they have up their sleeves. But I really wanted to jump on here today and to fangirl about my latest obsession from Oribe, because I can’t stop talking about it (and everyone in my life has already heard me raving about this stuff, more than once). My name is Anya - I'm Extology Salon's social media and marketing gal, and so despite thinking about hair all day, I actually have no styling knowledge or experience, and often find myself in the same position many of you might be familiar with: staring at my wet hair, post-shower, dreading another tedious self-administered blowout, knowing I won’t be all that wowed or satisfied with the end result. Plus, lately, I've found my hair a little limper and flatter than I would like, so styling has been a real chore. (I’m blaming the cold winter, forced air, and possibly also just getting older). Enter: the Imperial Blowout Creme which has, without exaggeration, Changed. My. Life. Extology’s founder & Master Stylist Allana recommended I try the new product and I was hooked...
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Serene Scalp Rejuvenation

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As we hunker down for a chilly winter season, we wanted to treat your scalp to the ultimate soothing experience. Forced heat and blustery winter air can be a nightmare for flakiness, dryness, and scalp irritation, but we’ve got the ultimate remedy: For the rest of the month, mention this promo to add a 15-minute scalp rejuvenation to your service - absolutely FREE! This service will include a detoxifying treatment with our favorite Malibu Scalp Therapy crystals, followed by an Oribe Serene Scalp Scrub, to get your scalp feeling like its calm, happy self and primed for whatever service you’re about to get. Malibu Scalp Therapy is the ultimate flake fighter that naturally soothes and satisfies while instantly delivering vital nutrients to help relieve symptoms associated with dry scalp. Why is this a must have? It is the first ever 100% vegan crystallized flake fighter, instantly begins to soothe itching and irritation, infused with a one-of-a-kind blend of soothing botanicals and essential oils and is safe for lifestyle use, unlike many ‘traditional’ scalp products. As we mentioned earlier, it is 100% vegan, food-grade, wellness ingredients, infused with a B vitamin complex plus biotin for intensely therapeutic results, promotes a healthy scalp...
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Calling All Curly Girls (and Guys!)

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I'm sure you've all seen the magnificent Super Bowl performance by the stunning JLo and Shakira, and since everyone has been raving about those gorgeous Shakira curls, we wanted to let you in on a few secrets to having beautiful and bouncy curls of your own! Did you know that more than 65% of the population in the U.S. has curly hair?! Plus, so many of us have some kind of wave or texture that can be a little more complex to style. This number is only going to increase as the country becomes amazingly more diverse! There are so many product lines out there purporting to be "the best" for curls, and so many Instagram hair posts and blogs with all kinds of opinions on best practices for the best curls. Well, as a curly girl myself, I can tell you I've gone through them ALL over the years. So, I've got this down to a science, and have educated my whole staff about what I've learned over the years. Of course, there's a million different kinds of curls - so be sure to chat with us at your next appointment so we can customize a curly-hair-plan that's just...
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Oribe Gold Lust Transformative Mask

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Last month, we told you all about our newest product line addition: Oribe. You guys are maybe even more stoked than we are! We've loved hearing all your feedback on how amazing their products are, and watching you fill up on the line from our retail shelves. So if your hair has maaaybe gotten too much Vitamin D over the last few months (or spent too many hours in salt water or chlorine) -- we feel you! We've got just the thing: Try Oribe's Gold Lust Transformative Masque. With a mix of white tea, baobob, jasmine extracts and Oribe's special bio-restorative complex, it'll give you back the softness and luster you had before you spent a few too many poolside days in a row! We like to leave it in for a while, even getting out of the shower with the mask in and a shower cap on; letting the product do its thing while we do our thing, and then rinsing out. Try it for yourself and feel the transformation! - Allana | View Portfolio | Read Bio
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